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I Have Pierced My Ear Cartilage

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    Got mine pierced a couple of months ago,

    now there's a lump just below the earring and it's around the same size as the stud, but it seriously hurts if anything touches it. It's not red or anything like that, but it's been there for a few weeks and doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I don't want to take the earring out...
    Lover2cheese Lover2cheese 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I Haven't Been

    to the very top like i've wanted. So far, the highest i've gotten was on my 6th hole! It was still in my cartilage area...and it did hurt like HELL!! i'm VERRRY  tollerant to pain..but that was just..a pain in the ***! .
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 26, 2009

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    I repierced mine today actually.

    A year ago, I got it done professionally but it hurt so much that I took out the earring, and never put it back on. It closed up and.. Yeah. So today I decided to re pierce it myself. And it didn't hurt at all. It's been a couple hours and it feels fine. No redness.no swelling...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2014

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    Industrial Piercing

    I just had an industrial piercing today after much deciding and i love it. It hardly hurt having it done except the bit when theyv'e taken the needle out to put the bar in. I have to make sure i remember not to answer my phone on my normal side. The guy who did it said i was very...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    I Can't Think Of A Title

    I got mine pierced a year ago. I remember seeing cartilage piercings on characters in television shows, and I thought that they looked very cool and unique.So I decided that I would get it pierced (along with a piercing right above the ear lobe) At first,my mother was against it...
    mossygreen mossygreen 16-17, F Feb 13, 2011

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    Totally Inappropriate...

    ...for a journalist or lawyer to have their cartilage pierced. Oh, well! LMAO ;D
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Aug 19, 2008

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    Piercing My Own Cartilage

    This is one of my first little rebellious acts against my parents in 7th grade.  Noone at the time had a cartilage peircing and my mom was agianst letting me have one.  So I decided to pierce my own cartilage and hide it  with my medium length brown hair at the...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F Sep 1, 2009

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    i have my ears pierced. i only have 2 pairs of earrings. hoops and colourful flowers.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 10

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    Okay so for the first time in my intire 29 years if life I just got my ears pierced .!.!. Ibern super excited about this and I'm really happy that i finally got the chance .. The...
    Sophiakhan1 Sophiakhan1 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I don't think I ever will have them pierced. I'm the type of girl who is not really into body decorations or jewelry of any kind. I especially don't care for rings, I don't know...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I have a bad ear infection. All is blamed to the stupid ear piercing! Now I feel so painful, can't sleep at night and can't concentrate on work! And my ears look ******* disgusting...
    Phscat Phscat 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I just started stretching the second lobe peircings! If you are stretching your ears and it hurts or starts to bleed just stop! That means you either aren't doing it right, or they...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response Mar 31

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    4/22/10~ I planted a sunflower seed for an Earth Day activity at work. Planted it in the backyard in May. Grew to be about 7 ft. Only grew 1 season but it was beautiful!
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F 2 days ago

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    Abba's "I I have a dream, a song to sing To help me cope with anything If you see the wonder of a fairy tale You can take the future even if you fail I believe in angels Something...
    Harley53 Harley53 61-65, F 2 days ago

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    I do admired and looking deep more into different aspect of humanity event those people having tattoo Pierce it doesn't reflect through their personality really are they bad, 'NO...
    Sam075 Sam075 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I'm at a 0g right now, hopefully going up to a 00g and then I'm stopping. Until I start with the second lobe piercings ;)
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 25

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    Just went up to 5/8, in hoping to go to 1"
    insomniastrikes insomniastrikes 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I just love my pierced ears ,buying them online .I just love the look of the holes in my lobes .ok I did want to let my ears grow out ,but I just like earrings and that is it ,if I...
    studman studman 31-35 Mar 28

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    Two tatts pierced ears and nose and a dermal under my tatt to be part of my new tatt
    mumto4boys mumto4boys 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I have my ears pierced for years now ,so I just bought a pair of 60mm hoop earrings on ebay ,to see what it was like to wear a pair of big hoops ,just on my own ,well I love them...
    earringman earringman 36-40, M Mar 28

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    I have my ears, nose , tongue and labret pierced.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Re pierced my ears today. God it hurt
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    OMG!!! I love the fact that I have the freedom to have colored hair and piercings! 6 lobes, single cartilage, industrial, tongue web, nose, lip, the V, and Nipps! <3 em all
    LastNameSmith1996 LastNameSmith1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I just got my nose pierced today. I was so scared at first because i hate needles, but it didnt hurt. I barely felt it. I love it, it looks so cute on me.
    bljxo bljxo 13-15 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Tragic - but natural disasters are happening a bit heavier now globally ---- http://news.yahoo.com/strong-earthquake-felt-nepals-capital-063242616.html --- also chile volcano, one...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have my lip ears and bellybutton pierced but I don't put rings in my lip a lot just depends where I'm at
    Dalia4ever Dalia4ever 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have an industrial piercing, I used to have a belly button and nose piercing. Does any one have tips on ear love piercings? I've had mine pierced about four times and they've...
    justjane2000 justjane2000 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was at work . As a nurse. On a nightshift . A summers morning just about full light . Myself and another nurse were checking on a very poorly patient . In a bay of 6 beds . He...
    laird laird 61-65, M 1 hr ago

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    Got my ears pierced for the first time! And. BOY it burns like hell !!!
    Aku7879 Aku7879 22-25, M Apr 17

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    As long as I could remember I always wanted them pierced. So after I went to see a movie on September 30th, I randomly decided to go get them both pierced. I wasn't nervous until...
    craycraywild craycraywild 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have 4 2 in each ear like get my nose belly button and my be more
    virginiacox virginiacox 46-50, T Mar 28

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    I have got one ear done. Both nips and what is called a lorum. Does nothing for excitement or pleasure but I love the look of it.
    exposed82 exposed82 31-35, M Apr 8

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    REAL TALK POWER'S OF ENERGY GREETINGS!.. Its Me Icey! The Energy Manipulator, How are you all?.. Me? Im Well Thanks..And I've Got so much Stuff to talk to ya'll about! Its not...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    "Booksmart" "You don't use your brain" "Do not make decisions on your own anymore, ask me before you do anything" "F*** U" "Stupid" "Lazy" And that's not even half of it. I can...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Tatted and pierced athletic guy looking to chat with a nice tatted up girl! message me!!
    feets604 feets604 36-40, M Mar 29

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    I love it when I lift up my shirt, and look at my bellybutton or play with it, and people notice it. One day I was at the mall with my friend, and we were sitting at the benches, I...
    bellybuttonbeauty bellybuttonbeauty 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    When I was 14 I begged my mom to let me get my belly pierced and she finally caved. Now I've had it for 8 years and it totally completes my summer bikini body
    AllyWood AllyWood 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Yes I have changed.I have completely changed my image.I got my belly button, lip ,eye brow tongue and ears pierced.My family argued about it but I won.I have changed what I wear...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I just love having my septum pierced
    tyguy21 tyguy21 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I got my navel pierced when I was 16. I love how it looks when I'm wearing a bare midriff top or a bikini!
    MeghanL MeghanL 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Just to update my last post, I had the surgery yesterday's. Knee is very sore but surgeon said it was a success. He used tree titanium fixation screws to attach the lesion and said...
    AliVessali AliVessali 26-30 1 day ago

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    My granddaughters don't accept me because of it . They wouldn't permit me to come to the wedding with an interpreter for my profound deafness. I don't like them any more. I'm not...
    MargaretCallinan MargaretCallinan 70+, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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